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Portland officials mull affordable housing rule

The city of Portland has proposed a new ordinance that would require new residential developments with 10 or more units to set aside a certain amount of units for affordable...

Portland waterfront development clears hurdle

A plan to transform a 10-acre site on Portland’s eastern waterfront into a mixed-used development has cleared one hurdle after the city’s planning board recommended a...

Harvard Pilgrim awarded $500K to MaineHealth for childhood obesity prevention

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded MaineHealth $500,000 for its Let’s Go! childhood obesity prevention program last year.

Study: Hannaford saves $16M on sustainability

Hannaford Supermarkets is saving $16 million and diverting tens of millions of pounds in waste annually because of its sustainability practices, according to a new study.

Bayside Bowl owner to buy land for expansion

The owner of Bayside Bowl in Portland has reached an agreement to buy adjacent, city-owned land that will allow the business to expand.

Boothbay Harbor restaurateur buys Bartley's Dockside Restaurant in Kennebunk

Dylan Martin |

A Boothbay Harbor restaurant owner and New York City chef have purchased the former Bartley’s Dockside Restaurant, a central spot in Kennebunk that was known for having...

Eimskip boosts Portland-Halifax shipping calls

James McCarthy |

Eimskip, the Icelandic shipping company that moved its U.S. port of call for its vessels to Portland from Norfolk, Va., is increasing the number of calls it makes to Halifax, Nova...

Biddeford mill project displaces businesses

Fifteen businesses have been served eviction notices at Biddeford’s Lincoln Mill as a result of a $50 million redevelopment plan that is moving on a tight schedule.

Maine Textiles hires former financial services leader as CEO to head expansion

Dylan Martin |

Maine Textiles International LLC, the owner and operator of the Saco River Dyehouse, has hired a new CEO to lead the company’s expansion into domestic and international...

Tilson Technology raises $600K from Buffalo firm

Tilson Technology Management Inc., a Portland-based telecommunications services provider, has raised $600,000 in venture capital as part of a $2.2 million equity capital...